Seagoville Quarterly Newsletter

Second Quarter 2017

Spring 2017 Citizens Police Academy

Sign up now to attend the spring session of the Seagoville Citizen’s Police Academy beginning April 4, 2017. This 12-week course offers insight into the daily operations of your Police Department and provides an overview of what is involved in protecting and serving the citizens of Seagoville.


Attendees of the spring session will learn about the Seagoville Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association and their activities. Graduates of past sessions have formed the Association to provide volunteer assistance to the Police Department with community events including Seago-Fest, 4th of July festivities and C.O.P., Citizens on Patrol.

Classes will be held every Tuesday evening, 7 pm - 10 pm, in the training room of the Seagoville Police Department.


For more information on the Citizen’s Police Academy, crime prevention or neighborhood watch groups, please contact Officer Kenny Dickerson, Crime Prevention Specialist, at 469-319-5026, or by email at kdickerson@seagoville.us

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City Wide Clean Up April 17 through April 22, 2017

The City of Seagoville and the Keep Seagoville Beautiful Commission is sponsoring a City Wide clean up Monday, April 17, through Saturday, April 22, 2017.


A City of Seagoville water bill and driver’s license must be presented at the disposal location.

Trash and debris may be disposed of at the City of Seagoville Service Center located at 101 North Watson from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, April 17th through April 21st and 9:00 am until 4:00 pm on Saturday April 22, 2017

Please do not bring tires or appliances containing Freon or other household hazardous chemical waste to this collection.

For full details on the City Wide Clean Up Event, please follow this link to the City of Seagoville web-site. http://www.seagoville.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=1123&day=29&month=4&year=2017&calType=0

Keep Seagoville Beautiful 11th Annual Trash Off Saturday, April 22

You're invited to Keep Seagoville and America Beautiful! This Spring, you can make a visible difference by joining us for the Don't Mess With Texas Trash Off and Great American Clean Up.


Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Time Details: Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Volunteers deploy to their assigned locations at 9:00 AM. Meet back at Central Park by 12:15 for hot dogs, drinks, and chips. Door Prize drawings will be held during lunch.
Location: Bruce Central Park, 1801 N. Hwy. 175, Seagoville, TX 75159/


Contact: 972-287-7720

Cost: Free - This is an opportunity to volunteer for your community.

Download the Volunteer Application Here


Established by Keep America Beautiful, Inc., the nation's premier litter prevention and education organization, in partnership with state and local affiliates such as ours, the Great American Clean Up is our country's largest annual cleanup, beautification and community improvement program.
Each year, millions of volunteers in over 15,000 communities across the country take part in this program. Here in Seagoville, Keep Seagoville Beautiful (KSB) is seeking 200 volunteers for our Don't Mess With Texas Litter Clean Up event on Saturday, April 22, 2017

To register your group for this year's event contact KSB staff liaison, Liz Gant at 972-287-7720 or click the link above to download the volunteer application . Please submit the completed application to Liz Gant at 702 N. Highway 175, Seagoville, TX 75159

This year's event is sponsored by Keep Seagoville Beautiful, the City of Seagoville, Migalito's Grocery, American National Bank and Brookshire's Grocery.

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Mayfest 2017

Date: May 4, 2017 - May 7, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Bruce Central Park, 1801 N. Hwy. 175, Seagoville, TX 75159


Make plans to enjoy family fun! This annual event features a carnival, craft and food vendors, live bands and a car show.


This year the music line up includes:

Thursday - May 4th - Gospel Night

Friday - May 5th - Country - Comanche Creek

Saturday - May 6th - Variety - Time Train


Cost: Festival admission is free.

Carnival armband pricing - Advance Purchase $20.00.

Advance purchase is available at the Seagoville Chamber of Commerce office located at 107 Hall Road, Seagoville, TX 75159 . Advance sales are available April 19, 2017 through May 3, 2017. For more information, please contact the Chamber office at 972-287-5184.

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Seagoville Police Department Spring 2017 National Drug Take Back Program:

Date: April 29, 2017 from

Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Brookshire’s Food Store, 125 Hall Rd. Seagoville, TX 75159



Seagoville Police Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host an event focused on removing potentially dangerous prescription medications from our nation’s medicine cabinets.


The event known as the National Drug Take-Back Program will provide residents with a safe means of disposing of expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical / prescription medications along with other medication by turning them over to Law Enforcement officers for proper destruction.


This one day event, which is normally held twice a year helps bring national focus to the issue of prescription medication and controlled substance abuse. The program provides an opportunity for Law Enforcement to collaborate with DEA and establish a safe collection site.



For more information on this event, contact Crime Prevention Specialist, Officer Kenny Dickerson at 469-319-5026, or by email at kdickerson@seagoville.us

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Kid Fish Derby 2017

Seagoville's Annual Fishing Derby is open to Seagoville youth ages 4 through 16.


Date: May 27, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Time Details: Check In begins at 8:00 AM 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Begin fishing ALL divisions.

Location: Bruce Central Park, 1801 N. Hwy. 175. Seagoville, TX 75159

Free


Divisions

  • Minnow Division (4-7 years old)
  • Perch Division (8-11 years old)
  • Bass Division (12-16 years old)


Awards:

  • 1st and 2nd Place in each division
  • Biggest Fish
  • Smallest Fish
  • Derby Champion
  • Overall Total Weight


You may download and print the form to submit in person at the Seagoville Municipal Building or fax it to 972-287-3891

Seagoville Municipal Building

Community Development
702 N. Highway 175
Seagoville, TX 75159

Community Development Projects Enhance Services to the Seagoville Community

At the March 20, 2017 meeting of the Seagoville City Council meeting, Council approved an $800,000 project to rebuild streets on Woodhaven Lane, Greenhaven Lane, Parkhaven Lane and Hillhaven Lane. The project was funded in the Fiscal Year 2017 budget. A project timeline has not been set, but preconstruction meetings are scheduled in the coming weeks and timelines for all aspects of the project will be determined then. The project will include curbs and gutters and is the final phase of a neighborhood infrastructure plan.

Dates To Remember

  • April 14, 2017 City of Seagoville Municipal Building and Library closed for Good Friday.
  • May 29, 2017 City of Seagoville Municipal Building and Library closed in observance of Memorial Day.
  • Coming Third Quarter 2017. Seagoville's July 4th Celebration. Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 1, 2017. Details will be provided in the Third Quarter Newsletter.